The United States Supreme Court didn’t say on Monday morning if it would accept or deny a highly publicized case about a New Mexico photographer who refused to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony, even though the Justices considered the case privately last Friday.
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As part of our coverage of the Religious Freedom Act debates, we asked the Cato Institute’s Ilya Shapiro for his thoughts in the aftermath of Governor Brewer’s veto of SB 1062.
David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center argues in this commentary that the recent controversy over Arizona’s proposed Religious Freedom law changes are linked to challenges to the Affordable Care Act.
Attorney Eric Holder is making sweeping changes about how the federal government extends rights to legally married same-sex couples, in areas where the federal government has jurisdiction. The move should add more fuel to the debate over the roles of the executive, Congress and the states in deciding social issues.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at similarities between a proposal in Oklahoma to ban marriages of all types in the state, as a way to block same-sex marriages, and tactics used to block desegregation in the 1950s.